Ubuntu on Cisco UCS B200 M5

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The Cisco UCS B200 M5 server with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS 64 Bit

Available from ubuntu.com

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Testing details

This system was tested with 18.04 LTS, running the 4.15.0-54-generic kernel.

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 Bit

Available from ubuntu.com

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Testing details

This system was tested with 16.04 LTS, running the 4.4.0-97-generic kernel.

Certification notes

Purley Platform Support - 16.04 LTS

Purley CPUs and Platforms are not fully supported the 4.4 kernel stream for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. If you are running workloads that require all the features of the Purley CPU instruction set, you will need to update to kernel version 4.10 or later, which is provided by the 'linux-generic-hwe-16.04' package or the 'xenial (hwe-16.04)' kernel option in MAAS.

BIOS
Cisco Systems: B200M5.3.2.2a.0.0919172034 (UEFI)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Network

Cisco Systems VIC Ethernet NIC VIC 1340 MLOM Ethernet NIC (1137:0043)

Cisco Systems VIC Ethernet NIC (1137:0043)

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) Gold 6142 CPU @ 2.60GHz

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) Silver 4114 CPU @ 2.20GHz

Video

Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. MGA G200e [Pilot] ServerEngines (SEP1) (102b:0522)

Hardware details

BIOS

Cisco Systems B200M5.3.2.2a.0.0919172034

Board

Cisco Systems UCSB-B200-M5

Chassis

Cisco Systems Expansion Chassis

Disk

Toshiba AL14SEB030N

SEAGATE ST300MM0008

Efi

American Megatrends Inc. EFI v2.50

Mouse

Transcend Information, Inc. Cisco Virtual Keyboard and Mouse (0624:0402)

Network

Cisco Systems VIC Ethernet NIC VIC 1340 MLOM Ethernet NIC (1137:0043)

Cisco Systems VIC Ethernet NIC (1137:0043)

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) Gold 6142 CPU @ 2.60GHz

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) Silver 4114 CPU @ 2.20GHz

Raid

Broadcom / LSI MegaRAID SAS-3 3108 [Invader] (1000:005d)

USB

Intel Lewisburg USB 3.0 xHCI Controller (8086:a1af)

Avocent Virtual Keyboard/Mouse (0624:0249)

Kingston Technology Company, Inc. 2/4 GB stick (13fe:3100)

Unigen Corporation 1c79:3100 (1c79:3100)

Video

Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. MGA G200e [Pilot] ServerEngines (SEP1) (102b:0522)

Other

Power Button

Union Memory (Shenzhen) Power Button

Cisco Systems VIC FCoE HBA (1137:0045)

Emulex Corporation x1 PCIe Gen2 Bridge[Pilot4] (19a2:0120)

Intel Sky Lake-E Ubox Registers (8086:2014)

Intel Sky Lake-E Ubox Registers (8086:2015)

Intel Sky Lake-E Ubox Registers (8086:2016)

Intel Sky Lake-E M2PCI Registers (8086:2018)

Intel Sky Lake-E DMI3 Registers (8086:2020)

Intel Sky Lake-E CBDMA Registers (8086:2021)

Intel Sky Lake-E MM/Vt-d Configuration Registers (8086:2024)

Intel Sky Lake-E PCI Express Root Port 1C (8086:2032)

Intel Sky Lake-E RAS Configuration Registers (8086:2035)

Intel Sky Lake-E M3KTI Registers (8086:204c)

Intel Sky Lake-E M3KTI Registers (8086:204d)

Intel Sky Lake-E M3KTI Registers (8086:204e)

Intel Sky Lake-E CHA Registers (8086:2054)

Intel Sky Lake-E CHA Registers (8086:2055)

Intel Sky Lake-E CHA Registers (8086:2056)

Intel Sky Lake-E CHA Registers (8086:2057)

Intel Sky Lake-E PCU Registers (8086:2080)

Intel Sky Lake-E PCU Registers (8086:2081)

Intel Sky Lake-E PCU Registers (8086:2082)

Intel Sky Lake-E PCU Registers (8086:2083)

Intel Sky Lake-E PCU Registers (8086:2084)

Intel Sky Lake-E PCU Registers (8086:2085)

Intel Sky Lake-E PCU Registers (8086:2086)

Intel Sky Lake-E CHA Registers (8086:208d)

Intel Sky Lake-E CHA Registers (8086:208e)

Intel Lewisburg PCI Express Root Port #1 (8086:a190)

Intel Lewisburg PCI Express Root Port #5 (8086:a194)

Intel Lewisburg PMC (8086:a1a1)

Intel Lewisburg SPI Controller (8086:a1a4)

Intel Lewisburg Thermal Subsystem (8086:a1b1)

Intel Lewisburg CSME: HECI #1 (8086:a1ba)

Intel Lewisburg CSME: HECI #2 (8086:a1bb)

Intel Lewisburg CSME: HECI #3 (8086:a1be)

Intel Lewisburg LPC Controller (8086:a1c1)

Intel Lewisburg SSATA Controller [AHCI mode] (8086:a1d2)

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub (1d6b:0002)

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub (1d6b:0003)

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. 2a4b:0400 (2a4b:0400)